Fulford Certification


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Training & Certification

WorkSafe BC requires employers to verify the competency of their overhead crane operators via records relating to the competency assessment and the qualifications of the operator. Fulford Certification offers on-site overhead crane operator training and certification services.

Overhead Crane Operator training and certification

Overhead Crane Operator
Fundamentals Training Session
– 8 hours

  • $2,950 for up to 10 participants


  1. Overhead Crane Operator Manual
  2. Lift Planning Guide
  3. Overhead Crane Operator Fundamentals Certificate of Completion wallet card (no photo) – valid for 3 years

Overhead Crane Operator Fundamentals

This course includes all basic overhead crane knowledge and practical skills including:

  • Common Overhead Crane Accidents
  • Cranes Types & Components
  • Overhead Crane Regulations
  • Hand Signals
  • Pre-Operational Inspections & Procedures
  • Overhead Crane Operation
  • Shut Down Procedures

Participants who complete the Overhead Crane Operator Fundamentals course receive a Certificate of Completion.

Overhead Crane Operator Training and Certification

Overhead Crane Operator Certification

For those who want to become a certified Overhead Crane Operator, Fulford will deliver a theory and practical skills assessment. These assessments are based on the material included in the Overhead Crane Operator Fundamentals training course.

Overhead Crane Operator Assessment

$400 per person


  1. Personal feedback from the Fulford Assessor
  2. Successful candidates receive the Overhead Crane Operator Certificate of Competence photo ID wallet card – valid for 5 years
  3. Overhead Crane Operator hardhat sticker

Theory Exam

Ten question written test covering:

  • Hand signals
  • Overhead crane components
  • Pre-Operation inspection
  • Lock out procedures
  • Overhead crane operation

Practical Assessment

Five assessment areas covering:

  • Hand signals
  • Engaging the disconnect
  • Pre-Operational inspection
  • Controlled overhead crane operation target course
  • Shut down procedures
Overhead Crane Operator training and certification